Communications & Development Manager

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Kristen lives in Vancouver, Washington. She loves writing fiction and poetry, traveling, and disappearing into a great book. She has a collection of antique movie cameras and geeks out over cheesy horror movies from the 50s.

Kristen chose a career in the nonprofit sector because she loves knowing that the work she does each day makes a positive impact in the world. She loves being a part of the dedicated team at FosterClub, and loves seeing how excited people get when they learn about the organization. In her role, Kristen connects with people who support FosterClub to share the organization's work, accomplishments, and impact with them.

Kristen has a Master's degree in Nonprofit Administration and is a member of the Nu Lambda Mu Nonprofit Honor Society. Prior to joining the FosterClub team, she has worked in marketing, communications, and development nonprofits in several different focus areas, including the advancement of women, services for unhoused veterans, and the performing arts. She brings to FosterClub an enthusiasm for telling stories about the lives impacted by the organization's work, and supported by the generosity of its donors and sponsors.